Excerpts from a series of
articles published in the Stonehaven Journal of 1897 entitled Stonehaven
Sixty Years Ago. It represents a unique snapshot of that time and
place which I am pleased to share with you.
Let go back in time now and learn about that market town and the
people who lived there...
The following list of gentry and tradesman in Stonehaven may prove
GENTRY - Mrs Arthur, Market square; Mrs Davidson, Ann
Street; Mr William Duthie, Ann Street; Mrs Forrest, Robert
Street; Sherriff Fullerton, Barclay Street; Mrs Hebron,
Bameron Street; Mrs Imrie, Carron Side; Mrs Johnstone, Ann
Street; Mrs Thomas Kinnear, Cameron Street; Miss Jean Low,
Allardice Street; Mrs Murray, Evan Street; Colonel Murray,
Dunnottar; Mr John Park, Evan Street; Mr Jas Smith, Market
Square; Miss Logie, Mill of Forest; George Silver, Esq,
AGENTS TO MANUFACTURERS - Alexander Charles, Allardice
Street; George Jack, High Street; Alexander Steven, Barclay
Street; James Valentine, Allardice Street.
BAKERS - David Campbell, Barclay Street; James Chapman,
Barclay Street; David Donaldson, High Street; Robert Duthie,
Allardice Street; James Greig, Market Square; David Thomson,
BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, OR BINDERS - John Beattie, Barclay
Street; John Chapman, Evan Street; Andrew Edwards, Allardice
Street; Lewis Smith, Allardice Street.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKERS - Alexander Anderson, Back Street;
George Anderson, High Street; George Anderson, jun., Market
Square; Thomas Davidson, Barclay Street; Alexander Fyfe,
Barclay Street; George Hunter, Allardice Street; John
Moonlight, Barclay Street; Alexander Paul, Cameron Street;
James Reith, Allardice Street, James Ross, Barclay Street; James
Smart, Barclay Street; John Smart, Arduthie Street; George
Smith, Back Street; David Strachan, Bridge End; James
Walker, Evan Street; David Wood, High Street; David Wood,
Barclay Street; Robert Wood, Evan Street.
BLACKSMITHS - David Beattie, Barclay Street; William
Falconer, Old Town; George Knowles, Cameron Street; John
Main, High Street; James Melvin, Allardice Street; James
Mitchell, Allardice Street; George Paul, Cameron Street;
Alexander Robertson, David Street; Alexander Shewen,
Cowie; Joseph Watt, High Street.
BUILDERS - John Forbes, Old Town; William Fraser,
Barclay Street; James Young, Ann Street.
CABINETMAKERS - William Durham, Love Lane; David Collie,
Cameron Street; John Cunningham, High Street; Andrew Gibb,
Ann Street; James Gray, Cameron Street; John Gruer, Mary
Street; John Lamb, High Street; George Troup, Arduthie
Street; John Wood, Allardice Street; James Young, Ann Street.
CARTWRIGHTS - David Douglas, High Street; William Fiddes,
Allardice Street; William Melvin, Ann Street; Andrew
Robertson, David Street.
CATTLE DEALERS - John Duncan, Cameron Street; Robert
Mowat, Cameron Street.
COAL AND LIME MERCHANTS - George Jack, High Street;
Thomas Barclay Armstrong, Evan Street.
CONFECTIONERS - David Campbell, Barclay Street; Helen
Hoe, Allardice Street; James Strachan, Barclay Street.
COOPERS - Adam Masson, Allardice Street; Robert Milne,
Arbuthnott Street; Alexander Torry, Allardice Street.
CORN MERCHANTS - James Anderson, Evan Street; Thomas
Barclay Armstrong, Evan Street; James Napier, Mills of Stonehaven;
DISTILLERS - Barclay, M'Donald, & Co., Glenury Distillery,
George Watt, Manager; John Bulloch, distiller; office, Market
DRESSMAKERS AND MILLINERS - Mary Ann Blackhall, Evan
Street; Mrs Cadenhead, Old Town; Catherine Crab, Allardice
Street; Catherine Crab, Allardice Street; Catherine Greig,
Cameron Street; Helen Gorrin, Cameron Street; Eliza Guthrie,
Barclay Street; Eliza Knox, Allardice Street; Janet and Mary
Main, Allardice Street; Ann Milne, Arbuthnott Street;
Charlotte Paget, Ann Street; Rebecca Thomson, Ann Street;
Isabella Suttie, Barclay Street; Margaret Spark, Barclay
Street; Ann Stevenson, Allardice Street; Miss Willie,
DRUGGISTS - William Blackhall, Evan Street; William
Paterson, Market Square; Archibald Ramsay, Barclay Street.
DYERS - Adam Charles, Allardice Street; Lewis Mackie,
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